Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Great Friends Found Here. Visit UPAWS


Will you make a gift to help us reach our goal?

Every dollar given by December 31st will be matched!


Pet Photos with Santa
Pet Photos with Santa

Pet Photos with Santa

Mares-Z-Doats on December 10th

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Holiday Booth
Holiday Booth

UPAWS Holiday Booth is Open

Gifts for Your Loved Ones & You!

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Share the Love Event
Share the Love Event

ASPCA & Subaru Share the Love Event

Fee-Waived Adoptions

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Bring Joy to Your World
Bring Joy to Your World
2017 Pet Calendars for Sale
2017 Pet Calendars for Sale

2017 UPAWS Pet Photo Calendar for Sale!

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IMAGINE the PAWSibilities


Your donation today leads to compassionate care and second chances. Donate your tax deductible gift to the animal friends of UPAWS and be a part of their bright futures.

Donate Today


Adopting an animal is an exciting experience, one that will add years of joy for the entire family as well as a lifetime of love and comfort for the animal. Your new best friend is waiting for you. Great friends found at UPAWS.

Adopt Today


The Animals Need You! Work with the animals directly, provide a foster home, volunteer at an event or offer your professional skills to help the animals. We have a whole list of volunteer opportunities. Please take a look at our volunteer application and opportunities today.

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Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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